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Summer fun dining awaits at Greenfield Village's Blues, Brews and BBQ

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Here's your chance for a Summer getaway where you can enjoy some delectable cuisine in a historical setting when you attend Greenfield Village's Local Roots Blues, Brews and Evening Dining BBQ event on Friday, August 8 in Dearborn, Michigan near Detroit. It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Cleveland.

Local Roots Blues, Brews and Evening Dining BBQ Taking place at Greenfield Village's Pavilion, the dinner features lots of mouth-watering delights prepared by the Village's award-winning culinary staff that pay tribute to local and regional farmers and food producers.

Among some of the culinary delights that await you are dry rub pork ribs, portobello bacon skewers, BBQ pork ribs, bacon-wrapped grilled corn-on-the-cob, roast fingerling potatoes, grilled leg of lamb, slow jam glazed drum sticks, Korean style country beef ribs and sauces, Asian noodle salad, local smoked cheddar and Gouda pinwheels, corn and tomato salad, peppered braised pork belly and Napa cabbage and apple with chili dressing.

Desserts will include Michigan peach bread pudding with rum sauce and ice cream novelties from a classic Good Humor Ice Cream truck.

Guests will also be able to enjoy Michigan beer while enjoying the live, musical entertainment being provided by the Front Street Blues Band.

The Pavilion will be open to guests starting at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served promptly at 7 p.m. Attire for this Greenfield Village event is casual.

Cost of the Local Roots Blues, Brews & Evening Dining BBQ is $68 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Guests will be given two drink tickets to be used at the bar. There will also be a full service cash bar available. To make reservations call the Henry Ford Call Center at 313-982-6001. Reservations are required. You must be at least 21 years of age to attend this event.

For those who would like to make this a longer getaway jaunt check out this package deal being offered at the Best Western Greenfield Inn, located just 2 miles from Greenfield Village. The "Couples Escape to Yesteryear" package included 2 tickets to two attractions at The Henry Ford Museum complex (Greenfield Village, The Henry Ford Museum or the Ford Rouge Factory Tour), one night's accommodations at the Best Western Greenfield Inn, a full breakfast for two at O'Henry's (in the hotel) the next morning and free shuttle service to and from the museum complex.

Cost of the Best Western Greenfield Inn package is $159 plus tax. Call 313-271-1600 or get online at www.bestwesterngreenfieldinn.com to make reservations.

The Best Western Greenfield Inn is located 3000 Enterprise Dr. in Allen Park, Michigan.

For more information about the Local Roots Blues, Brews and Evening Dining BBQ event or about Greenfield Village call 313-982-6001 or get online at www.thehenryford.org.

The Henry Ford Museum complex is located at 20900 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, Michigan. It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Cleveland.